Schedule: 3:00 PM - 1:30 AM M-F
Production Associates are responsible for operating all the processes within the plant and the computer control system for the plant. They are accountable for informing the Shift Supervisor or Plant Manager when production problems arise. They are also responsible for keeping on-coming operators informed on current status of processes and what needs to be done for the next shift.
Add water, detergents, or chemicals to tanks to dilute or strengthen solutions, according to established formulas and solution test results;
Adjust equipment controls to maintain specified heat, tension, and speed;
Observe display screens, control panels, equipment, and cloth entering or exiting processes to determine if equipment is operating correctly;
Load / unload production line of light weight sharps containers on conveyor system for scanning in the washsmart system;
Accurately complete and maintain all paperwork (manifests); scan waste into the washsmart system for proper recordkeeping purposes; fill outbound orders;
Inspect cleaned containers before loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use distribution;
Follow all health and safety requirements including wearing personal PPE and attending safety meetings;
Keep operations coming on-shift briefed on what has happened and what is supposed to be done during the next shift;
General housekeeping issues, e.g., spills cleaned up, floor is dry, and debris not on floor, etc., are addressed immediately;
Conduct basic cleaning and maintenance of the Washsmart;
Decontaminates vehicles cargo-carrying portion (transporter), reloads assigned re-usable tubs and insures cargo-carrying portion of vehicle does not have free liquid on the floor;
Drive forklift or operate hand trucks once properly trained;
Assist with other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED);
Experience working in production / process environment;
Solid work references and good attendance history;
Honest & reliable;
Good communication skills both written and verbal;
Ability to work in a team environment;
Can do attitude;
Ability to work weekends, holidays or flex hours as needed by production demands;
Mechanical background preferred;
Demonstrate knowledge of Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations preferred.
Occasionally working in confined spaces;
Extensive lifting, walking, bending, and pushing. Must be able to lift up to 55 pounds and push and/or pull carts weighing as much as 300 pounds;
Occasionally bending, twisting, and turning while lifting weights of less than fifty (50) pounds;
Standing for extended periods of time.